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withhold 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/wiTHˈhōld/,/wiT͟H-/,
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withheld, past tense; withholding, present participle; withholds, 3rd person singular present; withheld, past participle;
  1. Refuse to give (something that is due to or is desired by another)
    • - the name of the dead man is being withheld
    • - the withholding of consent to treatment
  2. Suppress or hold back (an emotion or reaction)

  3. (of an employer) Deduct (tax) from an employee's paycheck and send it directly to the government


  1. hold back; refuse to hand over or share; "The father is withholding the allowance until the son cleans his room"
  2. retain and refrain from disbursing; of payments; "My employer is withholding taxes"
  3. (withholding) the act of deducting from an employee's salary
  4. withholding tax: income tax withheld from employees' wages and paid directly to the government by the employer
  5. (withholding) the act of holding back or keeping within your possession or control; "I resented his withholding permission"; "there were allegations of the withholding of evidence"
  6. Withholding tax is a government requirement for the payer of an item of income to withhold or deduct tax from the payment, and pay that tax to the government. In most jurisdictions withholding tax applies to employment income. ...
  7. To keep (a physical object that one has obtained) to oneself rather than giving it back to its owner; To keep (information, etc) to oneself rather than revealing it; To retain; to keep back; not to grant; as, to withhold assent to a proposition
  8. (Withholding) Subtracting amounts from an employee’s wages for taxes, garnishments or levies, and other deductions (e.g., medical insurance premiums, union dues).  These amounts are then paid over to the government agency or other party to who they are owed.
  9. (Withholding) Deduction of federal and state income taxes, Social Security taxes, and other items, such as union dues and health insurance premiums, from a worker’s paycheck.
  10. (Withholding ("Pay-as-you-earn" taxation)) Your employer takes out a certain amount from your check to pay the government taxes.
  11. (Withholding) Also known as pay-as-you-earn taxation, the method by which taxes are taken out of your wages or other income as you earn it and before you receive your paycheck. These withheld taxes are deposited in an IRS account and you are credited for the amount when you file your return.
  12. (Withholding) A tax deducted from a salary, wage, or other income on behalf of the government at the time of payment of wages to the person who pays it.
  13. (Withholding) The amount taken out of your distribution to be used to pay income taxes.
  14. (WITHHOLDING) The process of deducting an amount from a salary or wage payment representing the estimated federal or state income tax of the individual and that the employer must pay to the taxing authority.
  15. (Withholding (p. 242)) Amount of deduction from one's paycheck.
  16. (Withholding) 1. an income tax that is being withheld from the employees' wages and the firm is paying directly to the government. Or 2. a tax which is deducted from the dividends payable on investments which are to paid people residing in other countries.
  17. (Withholding) Action by a broker-dealer whereby an allotment of securities in a public offering is retained for its own purposes. If the offering is a hot issue, this action may be a violation of the Rules of Fair Practice of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).
  18. (Withholding) Bingo Empire reserves the right to withhold any cash out amounts over $5,000 (or the equivalent amount in EURO or GBP currency) for security reasons. ...
  19. (Withholding) Every time you are paid by your employer, and part of your check is taken for taxes.  This is called withholding.  It is this process that prevents you from paying a large lump sum in taxes to the IRS once a year. ...
  20. (Withholding) The part of your earnings that your employer sends directly to the federal, state, or local government as partial payment of your expected tax for the year.
  21. (Withholding) U.S. income tax automatically taken from your paycheck.
  22. (Withholding) Used in the context of securities, the illegal practice of a public offering participant keeping some shares in a private account or with a family member, employee, or dealer to profit from the higher market price of a hot issue. ...
  23. (Withholding) n. \ a penalty called for keeping the ball from play. 2: \ v. \ to keep the ball from play by laying on it, covering it with any part of your body or even the stick if no itent to pick the ball up is shown. ...
  24. (withholding (OASDI)) Suspension of benefit payments until the condition(s) causing deductions are known to have ended. The suspension does not affect eligibility for Hospital Insurance benefits.
  25. (withholding) Federal income tax that must be deducted from distributions unless the recipient elects otherwise. The payer of distributions from a qualified plan, a tax-sheltered custodial account, and/or a traditional IRA is responsible for withholding the tax.